Skip to main content

About your Search

20121101
20121130
SHOW
STATION
KTVU (FOX) 19
LANGUAGE
English 19
Search Results 0 to 18 of about 19
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
: president obama's acceptance speech ended a long run for the white house. he started that speech with a theme of bringing people together. >> we are an american family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people. >> reporter: president obama says he congratulated governor romney on a hard fought campaign. >> the romney family chosen to give back to america through public service and that is the legacy we honor tonight. >> reporter: instead of a narrow victory, president obama scored a decisive win in the electoral college and he acknowledged the volunteers that helped make that possible. >> to the best campaign team and volunteers in the history of politics. [ cheers and applause ] >> we love our president. he did an awesome job. four more years. >> glad to have him back. >> it is a wonderful night. >> the president says he is looking forward to reachingitute republicans to solve problems -- reaching out to republicans to solve problems. >> it is better the second time around. always better the second time around. >> the crowds are going home, the party is over
FOX
Nov 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
: it is down to the wire in a close election. president obama and republican presidential candidate mitt romney are focusing on the battleground state in their last weekend -- battleground states in their last weekend. president obama honed in on the economic plan. >> asks the wealthiest americans to pay more. at the time the republican congress and a certain senate candidate by the name of mitt romney said bill clinton's plan would kill jobs. sounds familiar. doesn't it? turns out his math was just as bad then as it is now. >> mitt romney shot back. >> president obama tried to convince you the last four years have been a success. and so his plan for the next 4 years is to take all the ideas from the first term, the stimulus, borrowing, obama care and do them over again. he calls that plan forward. i call it forewarned. >> reporter: they hit the trail sunday, vice president joe biden spent the day in ohio. paul ryan in ohio, minnesota and colorado. it is not just about convincing undecided voters but to make sure all of their supporters go to the poles. ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now,
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
romney's campaign and president obama's campaign. ktvu's ken pritchett in chicago and the three key swing states the president visited today. ken? >> reporter: the president will not arrive in chicago till after midnight so we talked to campaign volunteers. some from california here in chicago, focused on swing states. [ music playing ] >> reporter: president obama started his day with bruce springsteen in wisconsin. >> are you fired up? >> yeah. >> are you ready to go? >> yeah. >> reporter: then it was on to ohio with a final planned stop in iowa. in chicago, behind closed doors the stage was being set for his rally, will it be a victory or concession speech? >> i am scared. >> that was not unique. >> that is fantastic. >> reporter: volunteers were making final calls of the campaign. >> i think everyone is pulling together to get this done. >> reporter: she is from san francisco. working the campaign on the road. >> i went to nevada and then here to chicago. >> reporter: theeft is not -- the effort is not on illinois. they are calling out of state. >> reporter: why are you calling? >> we
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
. president obama called solyndra a model of green technology and then went bankrupt later. >>> new health concerns about another type of energy product, this time it is the 5-hour energy which comes in a shot size bottle. ktvu's david stevenson tells us what led to the investigation. david? >> reporter: first, monster energy, now 5-hour energy is being scrutinized for possible link to injuries and deaths. >> reporter: she is a coordinator at ucsf and relies on 5-hour energy shots to give a boost. >> i try not to do it too often. only on days when i feel like i am sluggish. >> the food and drug administration is taking a closer look at the drink. they confirms to ktvu it received reports of 13 deaths and 30 reports of life threatening injuries since 2008. >> energy drinks are about two cups of coffee and kind of put together in a way that might encourage you to take multiple doses. >> reporter: they asked researchers to look into hundreds of cases involving a variety of energy drippings. he says large doses of -- energy drinks. he says large doses can set off heart conditions. >> adrenali
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
tuesday. as expected, president obama and governor romney see the report differently. romney calls it stagnation. >> today, we learn that it's actually 7.9%, and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> the republican presidential nominee also says voters will decide next tuesday between what he calls stagnation, and prosperity. >>> president obama is campaigning in in ohio. he says the jokes report shows a pattern -- jobs report shows a pattern of progress. >> our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs, and the companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last 8 month. >> the president said despite another month of job growth, there is still more work to do. and only on 2 tonight, a last look at california voters sentiment towards the presidential race. what is motivating them to vote for or against the candidate, and how the vice presidential picks are impacting votes. >>> we talk a lot about crime in oakland, but oakland is the scene of a huge party on the first friday of eve
FOX
Nov 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
raise that president obama wants doesn't solve the problem. >> we take the president's deal that he has brought to the table. you know how many days that pays for the federal government? not -- eight days. not eight months. not eight weeks. eight days. >> the elements for an agreement are there. time is of the essence. the quicker we do it, the more confidence we instill. the better it is for the economy and for the american people. >>> house minority leader nancy pelosi anticipates an agreement by mid-december, but says democrats will not accept a plan that fails to include a tax hike for the wealthy. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the cleanup from superstorm sandy, and vice president joe biden today visited new jersey to view the damage there. after a helicopter tour of the coastal area hit by the storm, the vice president met with emergency workers who lost their own homes and he thanked them and promised to help bring back the area's beaches and famed atlantic city boardwalk. the late october storm killed 24 people and knocked out power for millions. some 600 people are still
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
. violators will be fined $100 for the first offense >> for the first time in eight months, president obama held a solo news conference. he said priority number one is to grow the economy and create jobs. >> as i have said before, i'm open to compromise and i'm open to new ideas. i have been encouraged to hear republican after republican agree on the need from more revenue from the wealthiest americans as part of our math if we are going to be serious about reducing the deficit. >> the president said he wants to raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 a year. >> >> investors showed little confidence that there will be a come prom in avoiding the fiscal live. >>> facebook shares rallied on a day that wall street thought they would plummet. -- >> you have a chance to attend president obama's inauguration in in 2013. online requests for an inauguration ticket scheduled january 21st, you can request two tickets, but only online on the congressional members website. a random lottery december 13th will determine who gets the tickets. >> >> in 25 minutes, more fallout on the david petraeus
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
resigned revealing he had an extramarital affair. petraeus asked president obama to allow him to resign. today the president accepted. calling petraeus quote one of the outstanding general officers of his generation. in a statement to cia employees petraeus said he had shown extremely poor judgment in having the affair. the retired four star general led the military campaigns in iraq and afghanistan before taking the helm of the cia in 2011. >>> diane feinstein who chairs the senate intelligence committee reacted saying this is an enormous loss for our nation's intelligence community company for our country. she goes on to say director petraeus gave the agency leadership, sure, prestige and credibility. michael morell will be taking over as acting director. president obama says he has the utmost confidence in morell. >> the u.s. supreme court has agreed to hear a lawsuit from states asked to be released from supervision. 16 states must get federal court approval before making any changes to their election procedures. four california counties are also covered by that provision of the vot
FOX
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
president obama made it clear that the ground invasion remains ready. >> but at this time, the right thing for the state of israel is to exhaust this opportunity to obtain a long-term cease fire. roch after eight days of violence, there is little to celebrate. and the violence intensified before the truce was announced. in tel aviv, a bomb blast aboard a crowded public bus injured two dozen israelis. >> we were sitting at home, and suddenly there was the loud sound of a rocket, and all our windows exploded. >> reporter: a palestinian rushed his child to the same hospital where he works, but there was nothing anyone could do to save his two-year-old son. reporting live in the newsroom, rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> syrian war planes have been targeting areas held by rebels near damascus today. raids have hit several suburbs to the east and a city to the north. the conflict began with an uprising against the president last year and has grown into a long-term civil war. some 40,000 people have been killed. >>> 49ers head coach jim harbaugh told reporters that his recent health probl
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
offered him immunity. he said he would never flee. . >> the obama administration only provided non-lethal support for rebel groups. it is not clear where he gave that interview. >>> officials announced iranian jets fired at a drone like this one. the drone was flying 12 miles off the coast of iran and was not hit. they have not said if this is considered a act of war or if there is plans for a military response. >>> in the sierras it has been snowing so much that a news crew got stuck on interstate 80. mike, what is it like up there tonight? >> reporter: man, things calmed down a little bit here at 5,000 feet. at 2:00 the rain turned to snow just like that. let me show you what fell in the last 2 hours. you can see how many inches of snow fell. we were at 6,000 feet trying to get here when we ran into a full on stand still. we were stuck for a good hour just trying to go about 4 miles along interstate 80 to get to this point. the one thing i want to point out, that is interstate 80, those headlights, that is i-80. westbound things were so bad, in truckee, the california highway pat
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
with sandy. the obama administration's budget take away 3% of their funds including a billion dollar cut in disaster preparedness money. romney has also talked about making some of their services private in the past. a new york times report said that grants to local first responders have been cut 43% over the past two years. >> the gravy train may be ending somewhat, there is money going back but i could see that being hurt. >> reporter: the obama administration and the romney campaign have both softened their stance on fema cuts over the past few days. >> a 44-year-old facing charges in connection with an arson fire that damaged the law offices of the vallejo mayor. maude love pleaded not guilty to three counts of arson. the september 29th fire destroyed much of davis's law office. family members said that love suffer from mental illness. >> the vp hit the campaign trail in florida telling supporters that a romney presidenty would be bad news for women. >> imagine, imagine what the 40 years of progress, women have made in that country would -- what happened to it after four years of
FOX
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
hillary clinton as secretary of state. president obama said republican critics should, quote go after me instead. >>> stunning video from oakland. as two people in a car come face to face with someone pointing a gun at them from another car. and it didn't stop there. >> from afghanistan to federal court, why servicewomen are suing the department of defense. >>> caught on tape, something you probably haven't seen before. two money pointing a gun at the target, and the person taking the tape, their target. ktvu's paul chamber reports on the chilling video and why the police say the couple took a chance with their life. >> reporter: the people on this video are facing charges after they shot at the couple taking the video. police say it was around 4:00 yesterday afternoon. the couple was driving near the intersection of foothill boulevard and high street when they came upon the suspects driving erratically and started recording them. >> the vehicle that they were recording was watching them and shortly after pulled alongside of them, pointed a firearm toward them and demanded the phone with
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
country. and president obama said mitt romney would enact tax cuts that favor the wealthy. mitt romney was in virginia. >> i will reach across the aisle and make with good democrats that love american and there are good democrats like that. i am going to meet with them once a year -- >> they mocked president obama's idea to create a secretary of business. he said adding another person to the cabinet won't add jobs on main street. >> the campaigns are still asking for money. with 5 days now till the election you may be wondering why there are still so many requests for donations, the money is needed to help get out the vote. >> they are paying stipens to people who are knocking on doors. >> the winner could depend on who does the best job on getting people to vote. money isologist needed to -- is also needed to pay off campaign debts. how will you vote? take our facebook quiz and find out how they align with your views. just "like" ktvu channel 2 news on facebook and you will find the quiz under our cover photo. >>> the opening of the surfing contest is now set. organizers say the conte
FOX
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
on the wealthy. >>> with the election behind them, president obama and mitt romney had lunch together tonight at the white house. cameras got a glimpse at mitt romney. the lunch was private. it lasted over an hour and the white house said the president did not have an agenda here. the president prompted to meet with mitt romney to discuss how they could work together. and the menu, the white house said white turkey chilly and southwestern grilled chicken salad. >>> fewer americans filed unemployment claims last week. 393,000 people filed for jobless claims. it was the second straight decline. the u.s. labor market has been showing signs of improvement after more hiring and fewer job cuts. >>> on wall street today, the dow is up 36 to 13,021. the nasdaq is up 20 at 3,012. the s&p is up 6 at 1,415. >>> we have just learned that one of last night's powerball winners is expected to come forward tomorrow. the jackpot was $588 million. that is the highest ever for powerball. officials say one ticket was sold in arizona, another in missouri. the winners could each take $192 million before taxes. >>>
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
. they are against same sex marriage and president obama's requirement that employers provide health insurance that covers birth control. the bishops did not comment directly on president obama or the election, but spoke generally about staying the course despite setbacks. >>> almost one week after election day an arizona woman is voted in as the first openly bisectional member of congress, kirsten cinema will represent a district. she has a 6,000 vote lead. this year at least five openly gay democrats won seats in the house and senate. >>> the stock market's recent fall is due to worse over the fiscal cliff. we are in oakland as a construction site that would be in pearl from massive cuts. >> reporter: for millions of workers there is a double worry. first, harsh new tax increases coming, and their job security. >> come new year's, congress' inability to degree on spending triggers deep automatic cuts. >> nobody in their right mind would propose this as good policy. >> reporter: the director of stanford university's institute for economic research. without a deal come new year's day, tax rate
FOX
Nov 22, 2012 5:00pm PST
. they are expecting a 12% increase in black friday retail sales. >> president obama sent the nation a thanksgiving message today. >> on behalf of the obama family, i want to wish everyone a very happy thanksgiving. >> for us -- >> the president said thanksgiving is a time to remember we are all americans. to think about our troops over seas and do what we can to help those less fortunate. >>> soldiers in afghanistan celebrated with a thanksgiving meal and a game of rugby. spending thanksgiving away from their families. for many this will be the last thanksgiving they are deployed in that country. >> this is the first thanksgiving game we have done. we are excited about it. we have a lot of participation from folks that normally don't play. >> almost all troops are scheduled to withdrawal by the end of 2014. >>> over night fire in san jose damaged a beauty shop. it broke out about 4:00 a.m. this morning. firefighters think the fire is suspicious in part because they smelled gas at the scene. but that is not the only reason. >> we had a fire in september. not sure on the cause of that fire. >> there
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
training in media arts for under served teens. >> first lady michelle obama presented them with the award and give them hugs. it was showsen from 350 -- chosen from 350 organizations. >> how about that? congratulations to them. >>> our weather now. bring a jacket if you are going to the game tonight. >> none of us are going. folks are already out there. stick is getting full. big game for the 49ers. weather looks great. great night for football. not that cold. 50s. clear out there and partly cloudy skies. great football. blimp shot, bay area. beautiful evening as we head into later november. we have more rain in the forecast. here is a system i am tracking. you can see it, right, the spin around that. what we have is this system, far off shore, the main low, 730 miles off shore. this works its way in tomorrow night, right here, that brings showers to the bay area. northern california we have showers, you see those showers north of us. 90 miles north of here. they work south tomorrow. around the coast right now, no fog. fog free. as you can see here. no rain. tomorrow night, when i spin it
FOX
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
feels like a war. >> reporter: that's the backdrop for the delicate cease fire talks. president obama reportedly talked for the third time in 24 hours are egypt's president who is trying to broker the deal. secretary of state hillary clinton arrived in israel. >> the goal must be a durable outcome that promotes regional stability and advances the security of israelis and palestinians alike. >> reporter: about two hours ago i spoke with a cnn correspondent in jerusalem who says people on both sides want more than a temporary cease fire. >> all of this talk that is going to be this long or that long. they want a permanent solution. getting to that a very difficult thing to do. >> reporter: in the meantime people on both sides are willing now to settle for a period of calm until a cooler heads come up with a more lasting resolution. reporting live in the news room, rita williams. >> just go to ktvu.com and look in the video player list to view it. >>> federal officials say four americans from southern california trained at a paint ball range and plan to join al qaeda. they told the fbi t
FOX
Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
of california. >>> president obama employed a little, in the results of the fiscal cliff. the president surrounded himself with people who he said were middle class americans. if congress does nothing, a series of automatic spending cuts and tax hikes will take in effect in january. the president want to raise income taxes on those who make more than $250,000 a year. republicans don't want to do it and reduce spending cuts. >>> president urges americans to use social media, especially twitter. they introduced the hash tag, my 2k, including my $2 k. how much more each middle class family would pay without congressional action. >> my 2k and e-mail, post office, member of the congress, do what it takes to communicate a sense of urgency. >> republicans are embracing the my 2k hash tag. they are using it to make points against the president's plan. >>> the police standoff is enteringit fifth hour after an animal control officer was shot and killed, helping to evict a man from the northern california home this afternoon. it's happening in the city, 20 miles south of sacramento. reporter mel l
Search Results 0 to 18 of about 19